A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Checca in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:10:44 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.6461 West, latitude -14.8731 South, depth = 186.43 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 09:10:44 / March 3, 2020 @ 9:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.43 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600088iz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600088iz.
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orcopampa, Sicuani. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SSW of Checca, Peru.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.